1880 Rare Book - Complete Poems by Edgar Allan POE (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...).
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Author: Edgar Allan Poe. R. H. Stoddard, Memoir.
Title: Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Complete with an Original Memoir by R. H. Stoddard
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, no date (1880).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5.5".
Pages: xiv-380 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some toning to pages - as shown, name of a previous owner on the blank page facing the title page - as shown).
The book: Attractive and rare edition of the "Complete Poems by Edgar Allan Poe," including renowned works like "The Raven," "Lenore," and "Ulalume." This edition, published by George Routledge and Sons, London, is notable for its inclusion of an original memoir by R. H. Stoddard, offering valuable insights into Poe's life and literary legacy. The book stands as a testament to Poe's enduring influence in the world of poetry and Gothic literature.
The author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole. He is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. Poe is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. R. H. Stoddard, who penned the memoir included in this edition, was a notable American critic and poet, who provided a unique contemporary perspective on Poe's life and work.
The memoirist: Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903) was an American critic and poet, who penned a memoir providing an insightful overview of Poe's life and work. His contribution to this edition enriches the reader's understanding of the enigmatic and remarkable author that was Edgar Allan Poe.
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